movies by or about women opening US/Can from Fri Jun 01



male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Adrift [pictured]
Shailene Woodley stars as a woman who faces disaster on a sailing adventure. (male director and screenwriters)
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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Social Animals
Theresa Bennett writes and directs this comedy about a young stoner (Noël Wells) who starts a relationship with a married man. Costarring Carly Chaikin and Aya Cash.
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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Texture of Falling
Maria Allred writes, directs, and costars in this dramatic thriller about romantic couples experiencing parallel relationships. Also costarring Julie Webb.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Veere Di Wedding
Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar, and Shikha Talsania star in this Hindi comedy about four friends looking for love. Cowritten by Nidhi Mehra. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
A Kid Like Jake
Claire Danes costars as a mother trying to protect her young gender-fluid son and navigating the strife this causes with her husband. (male writer and director)
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